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to defend the obama administration's handling of the terrorist attack on the american consulate in libya. the attack killed a u.s. embass door and three other americans. tom fitzgerald is following this. this is a political battle. >> reporter: it really has and showed no sign of letting up. the republicans have been accusing the obama administration of not doing enough to protect the consulate, while democrats say the focus should be on fining who was responsible for that attack in ben ghazi on september 11th, not the deciding blame. obama administration officials headed to capitol hill to tell the house oversight committee that the security every ben ghaz icons late was based of the -- on the assessments of the resources on the ground and what is available. the critics were quick to point out that the administration, in their words, has been trying to cover up or play down the attacksby first describe it, and that it got out of hand. there were questions between the disagreements between the state department and u.s. officials in washington over large the security force should be. >> w
john mccain says the obama administration's handling of the libyan cannes last attack is part of a pattern of confusion in u.s. foreign policy. >> how would we know that mitt romney would perform better in a similar situation? >> a lot of times, it is not crime, it is the cover-up. what is the worst thing, sending our u.n. ambassador out to every major news outlet saying this was a hateful video that caused a spontaneous demonstration. that is outrageous. >> reporter: one campaign is trying to keep building its momentum while another is trying to rebuild its lead. the good news for president obama is there are still two presidential doe bates left on october 16th and the 22nd. the vice presidential candidates will debate this thursday in danville, kentucky. in the newsroom, tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >>> we still have plenty ahead, your weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. starts now. >>> good morning. it is 4:30 on this tuesday, october 9th. the washington monument is under this somewhere. a little bit of rain out there. i'm sa
with the obama administration. the tab an agreement to make sure we secure our gains. -- let's have an agreement to make sure we secure our gains. he failed to get the agreement. we do not have adequate because they failed to get one. that is what we're talking about. when it comes to oureter vets debt of a great gratitude including your son. we also want to make sure that we do not was the things we fought so hard to get. we agreed with the 2014 transition but we want to do is make sure we are not projecting weakness abroad and that is what is happening here. this benghazi issue would be a tragedy in and of itself but unfortunately it is indicative of our broader problem. that is what we're watching on our tv screens is the unraveling of the foreign-policy. this is making us less safe. >> i want to talk to about in the middle of the crisis, governor romney and we're talking about this again tonight, talked about the weakness, talked about apologies from the obama administration. is that appropriate right in the middle of the crisis? >> on that same day, the obama administration had the same pos
, the obama administration faces new questions from lawmakers. fox's peter dosy has the latest. >> reporter: it's been 25 days since four americans were murdered in libya. the latest word from the defense secretary leon panet a the hunt is -- hunt is still on for people responsible. panetta said it's too soon to tell if two too indonesian men arrested in connection with the murders are al qaeda affiliated. >> and we're doing everything possible to make sure that we go after those who were involved in the attack in libya. >> reporter: five days after the deadly raid on the consulate in ben gauzy, the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan royce went on five sunday shows and said the attack may have been spontaneous and not necessarily trim, but she said at the time she, quote, relied squarely and solely on the information the intelligence community provided to her, information she said represented the intelligence community's best current assessment as of the date of her television appearances and that is not an acceptable explanation for republican senators mccain, ayotte, and ron johnson who sa
out by saying the obama administration's failure to protect the u.s. consulate followed by conflicting story on the caufailure of this administration, a charge vice president biden quickly dismissed. >> it makes us more weak. it projects weakness and when we look weak, our adversaries are much more willing to test us, more brazen in their attacks. >> with all due respect that's a bunch of marlakey because not a single thing he said is inaccurate. >> you hear that tone and that will continue into this next segment, unemployment. these candidates differ dramatically on this new unemployment rate of 7.8%. that is a drop of the last four months, but biden also brought mitt romney's 47% remarks and in response ryan argued that this overall economy still is not growing. >> i've had it up to here with that notion that 47% -- it's about time they take some responsibility here and instead of signing pledges to grover norquist not to ask the wealthiest among us to contribute to bring back the middle class, they should be signing a pledge saying to the middle class we're going to level the playin
the ads have to be up no later than 5:00 monday evening. >>> new details about what went on in the obama administration right after the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate compound in libya. shawn yancy is everywhere at 11:00. >> the president's team reportedly discovered terrorist sightings the day after the attack. the national security aides and intelligence officials were divided how to move forward. it wasn't until post attack footage was analyzed days later that found impact angles suggesting gps devices were used to make direct hits. the very next day officials announced terrorists were behind the attack. >>> american airlines says all of its grounded 757s will be in service tomorrow. the airline pulled 48 planes out of service to make repairs after several seats came loose midair on three different flights on three different days. 50 flights were canceled thursday, 44 today. american is now adding an experimental faa approved device that will hold a row of seats in a track connected to the floor. >>> president obama touting a strong jobs report causing ripple effects in the race
on the attack questioning ryan's understanding of the obama administration's policy to train afghan troops to take over the fight against the taliban. >> it's the most dangerous place in the world. >> that's why we don't want to send fewer -- >> that's why we should send americans in to do the job. you'd rather americans >> no. we are already sending americans to do the job but fewer of them. >> that's right. we're sending in more afghans to do the job, afghans to do the job. >> you know, this post debate spin has already gone into high gear tonight. republicans sending out dozens of e-mails to reporters tonight questioning the vice president's facts of what they say are distortions of. in turn democrats are also spinning this saying that paul ryan could simply not explain in their words the policies on which he and mitt romney are campaigning on in order to get elected. >> tom fitzgerald tonight. so who did the better job connecting with americans tonight? depends who you ask. we're getting reaction from both sides this evening. republican strategist jack burkeman and democratic strategi
. >> reporter: in a fox 5 interview, senator mccain said the obama administration -- the libya consulate attack as part of a pattern, confusion in u.s.- form policy. >> how would we know that mitt romney would perform better as a president in similar situation in. >> a lot of times, tom, it's not the crime but the coverup. what is the worse thing is five days later, sending our u.n. ambassador at every news outlet saying this was a hateful video that caused a spontaneous demonstration. that is outrageous. >> reporter: with four weeks left, one campaign is trying to keep building its momentum while another is trying to rebuild. >> reporter: there are two more debates and the next will be a presidential debate on thursday and taking place in danville, kentucky. >>> longtime virginia cool persian virgil good is hoping to shake up the presidential race. he's running as the constitution party candidate and served in virginia state legislature and congress as a democrat, republican, and independent. he is an eccentric former gop congressman who would throw a wrench in mitt romney's campaign stealing
and the obama administration is facing tough new questions about the attack. sarah is back now to explain. sarah, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tony and allison. just as those hearings are about to start, the state department issued a bomb tonight, making it clear that the attacks were never part of a protest. there is now a clear rift between president obama's white house and hillary clinton's state department. while the administration's ambassador to the united nations first blamed the attack on a spontaneous protest and discounted the idea that terrorists had killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens, it's not clear what, if anything, she was basing that on. last night, the state department said it was not them according to one official, that was not our conclusion. this as congress gets ready for what could be explosive hearings today. when the state department's career bureaucracy takes on a leftist democratic administration and tries to separate itself from a liberal white house, you know the white house has got a big problem. >> reporter: the white house denies there was a coverup b
the obama administration's conflicting statementss about it. >> state department officials admitted that the consulate did not have enough protection. an american ambassador was killed in the attack last movement. >>> cyclist lance armstrong demanded to see the names of his accusers. the also anti-doping agency gave him what he asked for revealing 26 names including 11 ex-teammate. they all testified that armstrong used performance enhancing drug touring his career. it includes details on how the drugs were delivered and administered to arm vopg's team. lawyers are dismissing the report and they reiterated he has never failed a drug test. -- were delivered and administered to armstrong's team. >>> a makeover for metro. we'll tell you what you will see the new look on the rails coming up. david smallwood: maryland money needs to stay inin maryland. it's just that simple, i mean, it's a no brainer. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty... million at casinos in west virginia, delaware... and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them. but
of the obama administration's record. >> they haven't put a credible solution on the table. this is what politicians do when they don't have a record to run on. >> but does a vice presidential debate impact the presidential race? some analysts say biden's debate tactics helped the president. >> he's been around politics for a long time. it fits with his persona. i don't think it stepped outside who joe biden is. >> while others say biden's expressions and interruptions came off polite and inappropriate. >> it's pretty amazing how often he was interrupting and laughing and smiling and grimmation and grinning. it's heck -- grimacing and grost like they put joker juice in the water. >> from now on the focus will stay squarely on the president and mitt romney in a race that is tight and running down on time. president obama will be heading to williamsburg, virginia, for an intensive preparation session for the next presidential debate tuesday. mitt romney's campaign today meanwhile said virginia will remain a permanent mark on hi for the next three weeks leading up -- on his schedule for the
to be good news for the obama administration. >> it certainly is good news. the last year republicans have said this president hasn't had unemployment under 8% most recently for 43 months. now they can't say that anymore and particularly because this president was reeling a little bit after the first debate, this gives him something to buck him up and he can't say the economy is good, but it does add some strength to the argument that it's getting better. >> also this weekend you have governors from both sides of the aisle including a friend of yours and mine martin o'malley. >> we have martin o'malley and representative senator kelly ahod from new hampshire. >> chris wallace, host of fox news sunday airing at 9 a.m. see you this sunday. >>> coming up next yahoo's new ceo sparks debate among working moms days after giving birth to her first child, the details when we come back. i'm barack obama, and i apapproe this message. these appliances could have been made here in america. but a company called global tech maximized profits by paying its workers next to nothing... under sweatshop condi
, but will they have much sway with undecided voters? and is the obama administration worried that joe may show some attitude? we've got a preview ahead. it's 9:09. alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ too bad the guys aren't here we're clear. ok, swarm! swarm! hello [ female announcer ] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> the man who plad a major role in turning around the district's finances in the 1990s has died. economist andrew bremer was the first director of the d.c. control board. the congressionally-mandated panel set up to ove
officials on capitol hill today are trying to defend the obama administration's handling of the attack on the american consulate, killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans. fox's catherine herridge has that story. >> there was no protest and cameras reveal that and the state department, the fbi and others have that video. >> reporter: the top state department official who testified before the house government oversight committee confirmed that he told lawmakers a day after this attack on the benghazi consulate he believed it was terrorism. >> i also believed that it was because of the nature of it and the fallity of it that it was a complex attack. >> reporter: ambassador stanley staunchly attacked ambassador susan wright insisting it was a demonstration prompted by a youtube video for an anti-islam film that spun out of control. >> if any administration official including any career official were on television on sunday september 16th , they would have said what ambassador rice said. >> reporter: that position challenged repeatedly by a republican who just returned from th
the obama administration handling of the libyan consulate attack is part of a pattern of confusion in u.s. foreign policy. >> how would we know, though that, mitt romney would perform better as a president in a similar situation? >> a lot of times it's not the crime, it's the coverup. what's the worst thing is five days later sending our u.n. ambassador out to every major news outlet saying this was a hateful video that caused a spontaneous demonstration. that's outrageous. >> reporter: but with four weeks left one campaign is trying to keep building its momentum while another is trying to rebuild its lead. >> fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin is here. as always, great to see you. let's start off with poll numbers. are you surprised that the debate performances seemed to have this much impact now on the polls? >> really i'm not. he did a really dazzling job of turning the race into a tight race. >> you meet mitt romney by he. >> i mean mitt romney and the president all but admitted that was a very off night. i'm more interested as we've talked many times before about the state polls
goodness, where did it come from? >> while paul ryan delivered a prosecution of the obama administration's record. >> they haven't put a credible solution on the table. this is what politicians do when they don't have a record to run on. >> does a vice presidential debate impact the presidential race? some analysts say biden's debate tactics help the president. >> he's been around politics for a long time. i don't think he stepped outside. it's who joe biden is. >> joe biden's interruptions came off as inpolite. >> he was smiling and grimacing and grinning. it's almost like they put joker juice in the water he had. >> from now on, the focus will stay squarely on the president and mitt romney. in a race that is tight and running down on time. >> looking ahead now, president obama will be heading to williamsburg, virginia, this weekend. that is where he will hold up with his advisers and prepare for the next presidential debate. that's going to be on tuesday, october 16, in long island, new york. mitt romney's campaign says they are expecting a regular part of the schedule in the re
by the same judge for bank fraud next month. >>> today's big storey is playing out on capitol hill. the obama administration is facing some tough new questions about the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya that killed the u.s. ambassador there. doug luzader is live. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the state department dropped something of a bombshell saying that they never thought that this attack on the u.s. consulate was part of a spontaneous protest. with the investigation into what happened at this compound in libya underway, there is now a clear rift between president obama and the u.s. state department. while many blamed the protests and discounted the idea that terrorists killed chris stevens, it's unclear what she was basing that on. the u.s. state department, that was not them. according to one official, that was not our conclusion. this as congress gets ready for some explosive hearings. >> what the state department bureaucracy distances itself from the liberal white house, you know the white house has a big problem. >> reporter: the white house denies there was a coveru
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don't keep interrupting. >> reporter: ryan hit the administration over the consulate attack in libya, that killed four americans. >> what we're watching on our tv is the unraveling of the obama foreign policy. which is making the world more chaotic and us less safe. >> reporter: biden did something his boss failed to do last week. at least five times he brought up romney's comments about the 47% of americans who have become dependent on government. >> i'had it up to here with the notion 47% -- it's about time they take responsibility here. >> i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> reporter: while republicans by and large gave the win to ryan, president obama made an unusual late night statement as he returned to the white house after campaigning in florida. >> i thought joe biden did great, and i couldn't be prouder of him. >> the white house really trying to play this up, even releasing a photograph of the president watching the debate last night on air force one. he and mitt romney are preparing for their f
, former bush administration adviser, karl rove, said quote, the vice president's constant smiling looked like quote, someone put joker juice in his water on the stage. that is just the start of it. the obama campaign is hailing biden's performance as energetic and passionate. the poll vote differed. a cbs news poll said that biden won 50% to ryan's 32%, but when you look at the cnn poll, they had ryan winning 50% to 41%. down in richmond, virginia, today, mitt romney and paul ryan rallied with their supporters as romney dismissed the president's tactic as simply attack filled. president was traveling last night and watched the vice presidential debate aboard air force one. what both presidential candidates agreed on, though, today, was that in their opinion, their own running mate was the winner. >> there was one person on stage last night who was thoughtful and respectful, steady, and poised. the kind of person you want to turn to in a crisis. and that was the vice president of the united states, paul ryan. >> i thought joe biden was terrific tonight. i could not be prouder of him. i
the administration over last month's u.s. consulate attack in libya that killed four americans. >> we're watching the unraveling of the obama foreign policy, which is making the world more chaotic and us less safe. >> reporter: but biden brought up mitt romney's comments at least five times about the 47% of americans who have become again on government. >> i've had it up to here about the 47%. it's time they took responsibility. >> i think the vice president knows sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way sometimes. >> reporter: president obama made anen unusual late night statement as he returned to the white house after campaigning in florida. >> i thought joe biden did great, and i couldn't be prouder. >> the white house is trying to play this up, even releasing a photograph of the president watching the debate last night on air force one. he and mitt romney, meantime, are preparing for their next debate on tuesday, one of the final two between the president and governor romney. that's the latest on the debate. allison, back to you. >> sherri ly, thank you. >>> the debate
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